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Recommended option

Train via Paris Gare de Lyon  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes Tgv

$194 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Rennes

$68 - $119

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Rennes Tgv

$192 - $226

Train, bus  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Paris, Paris N99 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes 702 / ...

$88 - $159

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Rennes 600.6 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Zurich to Rennes  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rennes (RNS) ZRH - RNS

$105 - $481

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Rennes  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Rennes (RNS) SXB - RNS

$176 - $759

Fly Zurich to Nantes, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nantes (NTE) ZRH - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$129 - $326

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Rennes, France?

You can take a train from Zürich to Rennes via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare De Lyon - Diderot, Gare Montparnasse, and Paris Montparnasse in around 6 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Rennes via Paris and Paris - Gallieni in around 14 h 57 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $22
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $300
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Rennes is 768 km. The road distance is 961 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rennes is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 14 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Rennes is to train and fly which takes 6 h and costs SFr 170 - SFr 800.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Rennes via Mulhouse Ville and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Rennes via Paris - Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Zürich to Rennes, including transfers.